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Farkas Bertalan 'Bertsi'
Farkas
Farkas
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Hungarian pilot cosmonaut 1978-1980. First Hungarian to fly in space.

Status: Inactive; Active 1978-1980. Born: 1949-08-02. Spaceflights: 1 . Total time in space: 7.86 days. Birth Place: Gyulahaza.

Graduated from aeronautical college, Szolnok, 1969. Graduated from Air Military College, Krasnodar, Russia, 1972. Hungarian Air Force. Brigadier General in the Hungarian Air Force. Scientist at Technical University, Budapest. Air force-Attaché at Hungarian Embassy in Washington. Later President of Airlines Service and Trade Ltd., Budapest.


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Family: Cosmonaut, Intercosmos Group - 1978. Country: Hungary. Spacecraft: Salyut 6. Flights: Soyuz 35, Soyuz 36. Agency: Hungarian AF. Bibliography: 4452.

1949 August 2 - .
  • Birth of Farkas Bertalan 'Bertsi' - . Nation: Hungary. Related Persons: Farkas. Hungarian pilot cosmonaut. Flew on Salyut 6 EP-5. First Hungarian to fly in space..

1978 March 1 - .
1980 May 26 - . 18:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC31. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U.
  • Soyuz 36 - . Call Sign: Orion (Orion ). Crew: Farkas, Kubasov. Backup Crew: Dzhanibekov, Magyari. Payload: Soyuz 7K-T s/n 52. Mass: 6,800 kg (14,900 lb). Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Dzhanibekov, Farkas, Kubasov, Magyari. Agency: MOM. Program: Salyut 6. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spacecraft. Flight: Soyuz 35, Soyuz 36. Spacecraft Bus: Soyuz. Spacecraft: Soyuz 7K-T. Duration: 65.87 days. Decay Date: 1980-07-31 . USAF Sat Cat: 11811 . COSPAR: 1980-041A. Apogee: 263 km (163 mi). Perigee: 190 km (110 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 89.00 min. Transported the fifth international crew under the INTERCOSMOS programme, comprising V N Kubasov (USSR) and B Farkas (Hungary) to the Salyut-6 station to carry out scientific research and experiments..

1980 June 3 - .

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